Tîtko: the epic journey of the Brazil Nut and the Wai Wai people

Where do Brazil nuts come from? The Wai Wai people of the Amazon explain

Brazil

Duration: 5:40


Available in 2 languages


Released: August 2018

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The Brazil nut has always been a centerpiece of Wai Wai food culture. With the organization of the production chain, it has become a driver that is transforming lives and reinforcing the protection of a territory afflicted by invaders.

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Recognition to Land, Territories and Resources

Communities need ownership over their ancestral land in order to protect forests. With no formal land title traditional communities often face serious conflict when trying to evict illegal loggers, poachers and land grabbers. Who will believe their claims without precise maps and legal title deeds?

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